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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Massachusetts Joins Northeast States Plan Deeper Cuts in Power Plant Pollution

Power plant pollution in the Northeast would decline by more than 20 percent in the next decade under a plan announced today by Massachusetts, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic state environmental and energy officials.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Sens. Warren and Cowan Join Bipartisan Leaders in U.S. Senate and House to Jumpstart Offshore Wind

Massachusetts U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and William “Mo” Cowan joined U.S. Senators and Representatives today to introduce bills in the U.S. Senate and House to incentivize offshore wind development. The bills would provide an Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for offshore wind power worth up to 30 percent of the cost of the project for the first 3,000 megawatts of offshore wind projects in the United States.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Thirty-Two Massachusetts State Legislators Applauded For Calling on President Obama to Prioritize Action on Global Warming

Boston, MA – Today, the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) delivered to President Obama a letter signed by 302 state legislators from 40 states, including 32 legislators from Massachusetts alone, urging him to prioritize tackling global warming in his second term. The move was applauded by Environment Massachusetts and other environmental advocates across the country. (View the Letter)

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

President Recommits to Tackling Global Warming in Inaugural Address

Boston  – Minutes ago, President Obama concluded his second inaugural address. Federal Field Organizer of Environment Massachusetts, Alison Giest, made the following statement in response: 

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